Monthly Archives: November 2008

Orton will start vs. Packers

November 16th, 2008 - 11:41 am

Lovie Smith confirmed on Bears GameDay Live on FOX what we all believed and hoped to be true, that Kyle Orton is healthy and will start at quarterback today against the Packers. Also active today will be wide receiver Brandon …

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Breakdown of Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

November 16th, 2008 - 12:36 am

Bears offense vs. Packers defense Bears fans received some good news this week when quarterback Kyle Orton was listed on the injury report as probable, and all signs point to him making his return to the lineup this week against …

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Week 11 predictions

November 15th, 2008 - 12:06 pm

Following a great, 11-3 finish in Week 9, I had a solid, 10-4 Week 10. If it hadn’t been for a Mason Crosby missed field goal with 30 seconds left in the game against Minnesota, I would have matched my …

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Friday injury report

November 14th, 2008 - 6:45 pm

Friday’s injury report showed good news for the Bears.  Three players were listed as probable, and only one — reserve offensive lineman Fred Miller — was listed as doubtful. Linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer, quarterback Kyle Orton, and cornerback Charles Tillman were …

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Fantasy Friday: Week 11

November 14th, 2008 - 1:03 am

Here’s this week’s look at good and bad fantasy matchups. Note: I try to pick less obvious players. I’m not going to tell you to play Peyton Manning or LaDainian Tomlinson or Randy Moss. No kiddin’, Sherlock. Warning: I’m not …

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The Depth Chart: Week 11

November 14th, 2008 - 12:09 am

My power rankings for the NFL. (Previous Rank; Last Week’s Result; Movement in the Depth Chart). High Five 1. Tennessee Titans (9-0) (No. 1; W, 21-14 vs. Chi; No Change) The Titans are an astounding 9-0. They’re executing efficiently, and …

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Thursday news and tidbits

November 13th, 2008 - 6:12 pm

Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris had a few unpleasant words for members of the media Thursday. Harris, responding to a column in the Sun-Times this week, said the media was fueling the fire by trying to insinuate that there was …

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Bears fall rapidly down rankings

November 12th, 2008 - 5:12 pm

Following their 21-14 loss to the unbeaten Tennessee Titans, the Bears fell down power rankings nationwide, by as much as five slots in one poll and as little as one spot in another. ESPN Last week: 9 This week: 14 …

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Problem with pass defense? Just not good enough

November 11th, 2008 - 5:34 pm

The Bears have been inexplicably bad defending the pass all season. They’re 30th in the league in that category, which makes you wonder what fans of the Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers — the two teams ranked below the …

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Monday Morning Quarterback: Week 10

November 10th, 2008 - 1:45 pm

It’s nearly been 24 hours since the Bears’ 21-14 loss to the unbeaten Titans, and hopefully that’s been enough time for Bears fans to calm down and reassess who’s to blame for the loss. In my postgame thoughts, I was …

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